The danger of performance ratings

Written by Julie Lock on 12 February 2018 in Opinion

Julie Lock explains the flaws of traditional performance ratings and why now is the time to adopt a new approach.

What can neuroscientific research teach us about effective training?

Written by Dr. James Gupta on 9 February 2018 in Features

Dr James Gupta looks at training from a neuroscience perspective.

Magazine excerpt: You can be a leader

Written by Ros Taylor on 9 February 2018 in Features

Ros Taylor reveals the common traits of successful leaders.

TJ Newsflash: 8 February

Written by Jon Kennard on 8 February 2018 in News

TJ Newsflash o' clock. Social media oversharing, small business training and work life balance all get a look-in this week.

Why webinars scare the life out of trainers

Written by Marc Powell on 8 February 2018 in Features

But they don't have to. Marc Powell tells us how to get the most from webinars. 

How to make a great first impression and keep your audience engaged

Written by Luke Doyle on 7 February 2018 in Features

Luke Doyle gives the community some tips for a good first impression.

How to better communicate with your community

Written by Doug Upchurch on 7 February 2018 in Features

Doug Upchurch has a few pointers for better communication.

Time for a cultural change - to engaged learning

Written by Tim Thomas-Peter on 7 February 2018 in Opinion

Tim Thomas-Peter reckons elearning still plays a big part in an engaged and learning-friendly workforce. 

Cook Looks: VR

Written by Jo Cook on 6 February 2018 in Opinion

Is virtual reality dead in the water? Jo Cook puts on her headset to find out.

February 2018

Written by Jon Kennard on 5 February 2018 in Magazine

Stephanie Morgan tells TJ about her route to success in L&D.

Unconscious bias: Some lessons learned

Written by Terence Brake on 5 February 2018 in Opinion

Everyone's biased but we can do something about it through training, says Terence Brake.

Why onboarding is not induction

Written by Adam Reynolds on 5 February 2018 in Opinion

Adam Reynolds follows up a recent webinar with some good insight into onboarding. 

TJ Newsflash: 2 February

Written by Jon Kennard on 2 February 2018 in News

It's newsflash time - the neuroscience of happiness, cultivating your own leadership potential, and more...

Safeguarding the UK's future by building its talent pool today

Written by Phil Coulter on 1 February 2018 in Features

Phil Coulter underlines the importance of a talent strategy in 2018.

The coaching model library: OSKAR

Written by Tim Hawkes on 1 February 2018 in Features

Tim Hawkes explains an outcome-focused coaching model called OSKAR.

Key negotiation and persuasion skills for L&D professionals

Written by Julian Roche on 31 January 2018 in Features

Julian Roche offers some negotiation tips for trainers. 

Eight top tips to avoid management mistakes

Written by John Pring on 29 January 2018 in Features

John Pring gives us some easy tips to improve management skills.

Ten tips on employee orientation pt2

Written by Mark Sinatra on 26 January 2018 in Features

Mark Sinatra concludes his piece about employee orientation - follow this advice and you'll have high hopes for your new hires. 

TJwow webinar recording January 2018 - onboarding

Written by Jon Kennard on 25 January 2018 in Video

TJ Newsflash: 25 January

Written by Jon Kennard on 25 January 2018 in News

This week's newsflash - Donald Clark talks AI in Africa, OU talk apprenticeships for Guardian Labs, and leadership and wellbeing make up the rest...